Sep 27, 2012 6:00am EDT
nd, ian desmond hit a home run. nats beat the phillies 8-46789 starter john lannam improved to 4-1. a former philly got booed louder than normal when he came to bat in the ninth. the phillies pitcher gave a little chin music which those mean philly fans loved but werth got the last laugh hitting a two-run single. >>> the magic is definitely back in baltimore. the orioles did something last night they hadn't done since 1985. how about hitting seven home runs in a single game. chris davis and manny machado both went deep twice. 5-2 the final score there. baltimores remain a game and a half back of the yankees in the nl east. their magic number to clinch a wild card spot is five now. >>> check this out. might not be something d.c. and baltimore fans want to see, however, the orioles are on the front cover of the latest issue of "sports illustrated." plenty of the nats and the redskins in there, too. the problem, though, the so- called s.i. cover jings. any time a team appears on that cover, bad luck follows. hopefully that will not be the case. >>> straight ahead, the latest on the
Oct 2, 2012 6:00am EDT
that terrified the d.c. region. police eventually arrested john allen muhammad and lee boyd malvo for the shootings. they were both convicted. muhammad was executed in 2009. malvo, who was 17 at the time, is currently serving a life sentence without the possibility of parole in virginia. >>> the penn quarter neighborhood in northwest washington is remembering a prominent local professor killed in a freak accident. police say rhett leverett was killed yesterday morning when a car jumped the curb when he was walking his dog. investigators say the driver of the car had a medical emergency and lost control of the wheel. leverett was a professor at marymount university and a fixture in the penn quarter neighborhood. >> the mayor of penn quarter is what i would jokingly call him. he'd be in his rounds checking on things, checking on other residents, and checking on the building. >> he was just a mainstay of lafayette, where we live. he's going to be really, really missed. >> leverett's dog beth was not hurt in the accident. she is now being cared for by a neighbor. >> 6:07 is the time.
Oct 1, 2012 6:00am EDT
-old john and 13-year-old kyle morton of stafford, virginia. the father was conducting takeoffs and landing and something went wrong. residents of the mobile home park were out enjoying a fall evening when the plane came down. >> my two nephews, my niece, all their friends are playing in this cul-de-sac. it could have been so much worse. >> the pilot avoided hitting any homes. no one on the ground was hurt. >>> 2,000 american service men and women have now died in the war in afghanistan. the fighting began just about 11 years ago and two americans died in a firefight over the weekend. drew levinson reports this may have been the latest of the insider attacks against the united states. >> reporter: thk weekend marked a deadly -- this weekend marked a deadly milestone in afghanistan. 2,000 american soldiers killed since the war began nearly 11 years ago. it happened in a check point in the eastern part of the country. one american soldier and american contractor and three afghan soldiers were killed in a firefight. >> the circumstances were somewhat confused. there was a report of insurgent f
Sep 28, 2012 6:00am EDT
logan is here with a stark warning from general john allen. he'll talk about the threat to america's exit strategy and how the enemy has found a weakness in our war efforts. we'll preview her hard hitting 60 minutes report when we see you right here at 7:00. >> norah, we'll be watching. >>> the man behind an anti- islam movie is in jail this morning. nakoula basseley nakoula was arrested in california. he's accused of violating his probation after he was convicted of check fraud in 2010. he made the movie called "innocence of muslims" the movie which sparked deadly protests against the united states throughout the muslim world. he has been barred ers or the i five years unless it's okayed by his probation officer. >>> has this ever happened? do you remember it ever happening since you've been watching football? we've been watching football a long time. when is the last time you saw or heard a standing ovation for referees at an n.f.l. game? >> no boos are usually the only thing you hear about referees and umpires getting but it happened last night. the regular refs came back and th